John Halligan urges Government not to block Citizens’ Assembly recommendations

A Government minister has urged the Dáil and Seanad not to block the abortion recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly, saying that providing there is no “legal impediment” the findings should not be “interfered with”, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith of the...

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52% of women continue to work during maternity leave

Over half of mothers (52%) continue to work during their maternity leave. This includes checking their work email (24%), going into the office for work (11%) and taking calls from colleagues (31%). Before telling their employer about their pregnancy, almost...

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Gardaí ‘not prepared’ for Swedish style terror attack

Gardaí say a terrorist attack similar to what happened in Stockholm in recent weeks could happen here, and frontline gardaí...

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Bowel screening service saving lives says Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society says the HSE’s Bowel Screening programme is saving lives. Latest figures show that almost 197 thousand...

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Men’s Voices Ireland call for prenup agreements to be made legal

Men’s Voices Ireland are the latest group to call for pre-nuptial agreements to be made legal in Ireland. It follows...

Tuesday, 25/04/17 - 2:19pm Read More

Bird flu ban lifted on free-range poultry, health chiefs confirm

Health chiefs have lifted a bird flu ban which took free range chickens and eggs off dinner tables around the...

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